Where to Eat in Vouliagmeni: Foodie Guide
The food scene in Vouliagmeni covers all budgets and appetites. Whether you are looking for the best souvlaki, fresh seafood or world’s most stylish establishments — Vouliagmeni got you covered. Summer or winter, Vouliagmeni also promises stunning sea views as a backdrop to your perfect meal.
Where to Eat in Vouliagmeni: Foodie Guide
PELAGOS RESTAURANT AT THE FOUR SEASONS – ⭐ 1 Michelin Star
Four Seasons Astir Palace, € € €, Tel: +30 21 0890 1190
Nestled in the picturesque coastal town of Vouliagmeni, Pelagos restaurant stands as a true culinary gem, an epitome of fine dining that has earned its well-deserved Michelin star. Under the masterful guidance of its exceptional chef Luca Piscazzi, Pelagos offers an unforgettable gastronomic journey that tantalizes both the palate and the senses.
Stepping into Pelagos is akin to entering a world where culinary artistry intertwines seamlessly with the beauty of its seaside location. The restaurant’s airy and elegant interior is complemented by breathtaking views of the azure Mediterranean waters, creating an ambiance that is as soothing as it is sophisticated.
At the heart of Pelagos’ success is its visionary chef and his team, whose innovative approach to Greek cuisine has garnered acclaim and reverence. Each dish is a masterpiece, meticulously plated and bursting with flavors that pay homage to Greece’s rich culinary heritage while embracing contemporary techniques.
The restaurant’s Michelin star shines as a testament to its culinary prowess. The award is a reflection of the chef Piscazzi’s dedication to pushing boundaries, as well as the staff’s impeccable service that guides diners through an unforgettable culinary odyssey. From the amuse-bouche to the decadent desserts, Pelagos showcases the chef’s artistry in every bite.
Choose from one of the three tasting menus and enjoy the journey. Please note that the menu is seasonal, please check the restaurant’s website for more details on the current menu.
Leof. Posidonos 6, Vouliagmeni 166 71, Tel: +30 21 0896 0748
Set along the serene shores of Vouliagmeni, Akti Restaurant offers an exquisite dining experience that seamlessly blends breathtaking views with exceptional culinary craftsmanship.
From the moment you step in, the restaurant’s elegant and inviting ambiance sets the stage for a memorable evening. The warm lighting and tasteful decor create a comfortable and sophisticated atmosphere, perfect for both intimate dinners and special celebrations.
The menu at Akti is a true testament to the artistry of Greek cuisine. With an emphasis on fresh, locally sourced ingredients, each dish is a harmonious fusion of traditional flavors and modern flair. The seafood offerings are a highlight, reflecting the restaurant’s coastal location. Whether you opt for the delicate Grilled Octopus or the perfectly seared Sea Bass, every bite transports you to the heart of the Mediterranean.
MERCATO RESTAURANT AT THE FOUR SEASONS
Four Seasons Astir Palace, € € €, Tel: +30 21 0890 1199
Mercato, which translates from Italian as market, is an elegant restaurant located inside the Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel. During the morning hours visitors can enjoy a cup of freshly brewed coffee, a selection of egg dishes and pastries while in the evening a delightful authentic Italian menu is guaranteed to bring you the best of Italy right in the heart of the Athenian Riviera.
From refreshing salads and antipasti, to home-made pasta and delicious risotto, as well as authentic Naples-style pizza, Mercato’s inviting ambiance and great service guarantee a wonderful meal.
Apollonos 10 € € € €
One of the top culinary destinations in the Athenian Riviera, the world famous Nobu restaurant is set in gorgeous surroundings overlooking the luxurious Astir Palace.
With its minimal and organic design the restaurant offers mesmerising sea views of the Saronic Gulf. The menu features a selection of Chef Omakase’s tasting courses, seasonal dishes, delightful bites as well as a rich sushi menu. Fancy a delightful cocktail with epic views? Then the UMI Bar is the perfect spot to unwind while soaking up a stunning sunset.
Agiou Panteleimonos 2 € € €
Set inside the Somewhere Hotel in Vouliagmeni, the Bistro Lutetia serves a delightful menu featuring a selection of Mediterranean and international dishes.
The menu which has been created by the talented chef Christoforos Peskias uses sublime fresh produce from land and sea, which comes together beautifully in all the dishes. For more information also checkout these posts: Somewhere in the Athenian Riviera and Sunday Brunch at Somewhere Vouliagmeni
Leof. Posidonos 18 € €
Set just in front of the sea front, this restaurant’s view is simply magnificent. So is the service and the food.
Sardelaki is a seafood “meze” restaurant as the menu offers a great variety of cold and hot appetizers to choose from. Once you and your company are seated, you will be presented with a large tray containing a selection of small entry dishes, such as octopus salad, marinated anchovies, stuffed peppers among other delicious options, which makes it real hard not to pick them all, from personal experience. The restaurant does not accept bookings and because of the popularity of this restaurant and its reasonable prices, during weekends it gets pretty busy. Avoid Sundays!
Leof. Posidonos 20 € € €
Lambros is one of the oldest restaurants in the area. It was established in 1889 when Vouliagmeni was not yet a residential suburb.
Food quality, service and of course the scenery is untouchable and it remains the number one choice among the Athenian seafood lovers. If you want to enjoy the best fresh fish in Athens, book yourself a table for dinner at sunset hour and enjoy the experience.
Leof. Posidonos 4 € € €
This contemporary seafood taverna offers delicious fresh fish for the seafood lovers with stunning sea views as a backdrop. The waiters come to your table to do some professional fish “cleaning” from head to tail, ensuring your experience of seafood dining is excellent.
The setting of the restaurant is literally next to the water, where during the nights you can spot little fish dancing in the reflexes of the lighting. Here we recommend trying dishes such as shrimp tempura served with sweet & spicy tomato sauce
Apollonos 28 € € € €
A legendary Mediterranean destination. The unique panoramic view of the Athenian Riviera and the elegant decoration of marble and wood floors, the trees and flowers naturally dress up the habitat and the delicate arrangement of table settings, create an idyllic atmosphere inside the restaurant. The food menu is based on seafood and fresh fish. The dishes are inspired by traditional cooking while incorporating the later trends of international gastronomy. The wine list consists mostly from Greek wines, — there are international choices to pick from as well. For exceptional experience the professional Sommelier proposes the most suitable wine to pair with your dishes of choice. Must destination for those with great appreciation of seafood and elegance.
Ermou 2 € €
Another restaurant favored by the locals, Louizidis is a family-run taverna serving Greek traditional food. There are always different options available on the dishes of the day or pastries of the day menu. Here you will experience real Greek food that is prepared using fresh ingredients and a lot of dedication. Great choice for those wanting to discover the famous Mediterranean cuisine.
ΞΎΛΙΝΕΣ ΚΟΥΤΆΛΕΣ (XYLINES KOUTALES)
Agiou Panteleimonos 23 € €
Xylines Koutales or “Wooden Spoons”, is a restaurant with an emphasis on Greek cuisine. Using fresh and raw ingredients this restaurant promises to cook and serve you 100% fresh delicious Greek “home” food. In addition to their Greek traditional dishes the menu also includes a wide variety of meat and seafood options.
Agiou Panteleimonos 15 € €
Located in the heart of Vouliagmeni’s center, this “souvlatzidiko”, Greek word for a souvlaki restaurant, is a great safe choice for the souvlaki lovers. The menu also offers more options than just souvlaki, embracing the idea that souvlaki indeed can be a whole meal rather than just a fast food.
Apollonos € € €
This restaurant located inside Vouliagmenis club “omilos”, offers an excellent food menu and breathtaking views. The food portions are large and the prices are reasonable considering the high quality and freshness of the food. Open all year around this establishment is appropriate for both summer and winter days. It’s proximity to the beach is ideal for an after beach late lunch or dinner. Private parking is available at the premises.
Marina Vouliagmenis € € €
Located in Vouliagmeni’s dock, Moorings all day cafe, bar and restaurant combines exceptional panoramic views of Vouliagmeni’s natural landscape and the glamorous environment of the moored yachts. Detached from the crowdedness of the city, Moorings offers its guests a feeling of both calmness and relaxation in its elegant premises.
Agiou Panteleimonos 17 € €
This Japanese sushi restaurant chain can be found in the most “in” destinations in Athens and in Greece such as Mykonos, Kifisia, Spetses, Glyfada and Vouliagmeni.
Food is excellent and prices are very reasonable. As with all the restaurants in Vouliagmeni, the view is a great added bonus to the reasons why you should visit this restaurant.
Iliou 4 € € €
Taste varieties of handmade appetisers, hot dishes, fresh fish from Greek seas, house specialties that satisfy anyones taste buds. Recommended dishes is the lavraki fish and the linguine with shrimps, but you should also definitely ask what is the catch of the day! Set in front of the beachside enjoy delicious dinner while gazing at beautiful Athenian Riviera views. Highly recommended to visit the venue during the sunset hours, as the setting is magical!
Agiou Panteleimonos 24 € € €
This all day bistro inspired by Miami’s vibrant vibe, is a new and already loved destination on Vouliagmeni’s dining scene. The location of the restaurant offers amazing views of palm trees and the sea, an actual Miami vibe correct? During weekdays Surf Club opens from 6pm for sunset cocktails and bites or for fine dining, while on weekends you can enjoy a brunch menu served from 12:30 till late night.
Agiou Panteleimonos 20
Treat yourself to delicious desert after a meal, after all you are on holidays! Locals’ favourite ice-cream and freshly baked waffle, as the name implies, house. With over 30 flavours of ice-cream all made with the finest ingredients, this place is perfect for those with a sweet tooth.
Cafeterias and Bars
Agiou Panteleimonos 25 € €
Rumour has it that this is the most “in” spot in the Southern suburb of Athens. This is an all day cafe/bar as it serves from early morning breakfast and coffees to late night cocktails and nibbles. The establishment is simply decorated but the view is absolutely stunning.
Agiou Panteleimonos 17 € €
This venue location is perfect for people watching, along with enjoying the dazzling sea view. The menu includes great appetizers and platters to accompany with your drink. Elegant, simple and perfect for every occasion.
Ermou 1 € €
This all-day spot in the heart of Vouliagmeni is a place with a modern design combined with a 360 view of Vouliagmeni and the Athenian Riviera that creates the ultimate summer setting of elegance and relaxation. Enjoy your morning breakfast and coffee with a beautiful view or enjoy a beautiful sunset dinner with cocktails accompanied by the sound of lounge music.